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Pleasurable Pedagogies: Reading Lolita in Tehran and the Rhetoric of Empathy

@inproceedings{Kulbaga2016PleasurablePR,
  title={Pleasurable Pedagogies: Reading Lolita in Tehran and the Rhetoric of Empathy},
  author={Theresa A. Kulbaga},
  year={2016}
}
  • Theresa A. Kulbaga
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Dn her audio essay for the National Public Radio's series This I Believe, Iranian American author and professor Azar Nafisi celebrates the affective power of empathy (npr.org). Emphasizing "the magic of imagination" that leads to the "shock of recognition," Nafisi states her belief in the "mysterious connec tions that link individuals to each other despite their vast differences." For Nafisi, these connections are forged through stories, specifically humanist narratives of in dividual triumph… CONTINUE READING
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